Water/WasteWater Plant Operator I
The City of Kingsport is currently taking applications for the following positions:
Water/WasteWater Plant Operator
(Non-Certified & Certified)
Performs a variety of tasks to maintain/operate plant equipment and treatment processes to meet state and federal regulations.
Education and Experience (Non-Certified):
High school graduate or high school equivalent; plus, must obtain a Class III Water or Wastewater Plant Operator Certificate from the State of Tennessee within 36 months of employment.
Education and Experience (Certified –Operator II):
High school diploma or high school equivalent; Associates or Bachelors degree in Environmental Health or related field a plus; Grade III Water or Wastewater Operator Certificate is required. Must obtain a Class IV Water or Wastewater Plant Operator Certificate from the State of Tennessee within 36 months of obtaining Grade III Certification.
Education and Experience (Certified –Operator III):
High school diploma or high school equivalent; five year’s experience as certified operator; or four year degree in Environmental Health or related field a plus one year experience. Certification as a Grade IV Water or Wastewater Operator required.
Please visit our website to apply online at www.kingsporttn.gov, under Job Openings.
*Deadline for applications is January 23, 2022.
Hourly rate for Non-Certified - $15.77
Hourly rate for Certified Operators – Starting pay $16.16 to $19.11 depending on certification and experience. EOE